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  • African American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase

    The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral life histories of extraordinary African American elders who have made significant contributions to American society, and the American Folklife Center is the official repository for these stories. The Library's signature event featured ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-02-22
  • The Touaregs in their country /

    Scenes of a Touareg village show the tribe's women, boys posing and fighting, two men fighting with sticks and wrestling, the tying of a turban, equipping and mounting the camels, the parade of a caravan, demonstrating an assault on a colonial courier, a "Fantasia" parade, horsemen riding toward the camera with their guns blazing, and a mother and child playing with a kitten.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Scene in the Swiss village at Paris Exposition /

    From Edison films catalog: The picture opens with a crowd of Swiss boys and girls dressed in native costumes, marching down the street in this very unique and picturesque village. Each happy and smiling face is clearly shown as they pass the camera. The scene ends by the boys and girls congregating in the square and dancing to the strains of an accordion played ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners /

    Shows scenes of Calvin Coolidge at his summer home in Plymouth, Vermont, including Coolidge helping out on the neighboring farm of cousin Ed Blanchard; in the "summer White House" above the Plymouth post office; attending church with his father John Calvin, wife Grace Goodhue, and son John; and visiting with his future vice-president, General Charles Dawes. May be a compilation of newsreel footage taken ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • Swiss village, no. 2 /

    From Edison films catalog: The scene opens by showing the village girls driving home a herd of cows, and shows the native peasantry of Switzerland returning from their daily occupation--watching the herds. After driving the cattle to their shelter, the boys and girls congregate in front of the old barn and go through a native dance, to the amusement of the spectators. These pictures ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Catalog Record

    The life of a city early films of New York, 1898-1906 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Mode of access: World Wide Web. Title from Web page (viewed on June 6, 2002). Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress. Derived from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress, presents forty-five films of New York that were made during the period from 1898 to 1906 by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Fights of nations

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (744 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (744 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (744 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18Feb1907; H90564. Duration: 3:32 (part 1), 3:28 (part 2), and 4:02 (part ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1907
  • Maude's naughty little brother /

    From Edison films catalog: In a charming dining room a very attractive young lady is seen seated at the table, evidently waiting for the caller who is to share a quiet little dinner for two. A moment later a dude of the regular chappy type enters and seats himself at the table. As soon as the meal commences the inevitable wicked small boy sneaks ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Catalog Record

    The life of a city--early films of New York from the Paper Print Collection, 1898-1906 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Copyright: no reg. Alternate title: New York videodisc. DLC Videodisc operates as a level 3 interactive video when run with the Apple MacIntosh version of the American Memory program or as a level 1 video in a standard CAV videodisc player. Copy 2 master is a protection master. DLC Videodisc and users guide available in M/B/RS Reading Room. Digital version also available over the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • TR in Africa [1909, 2] /

    Scenes of African peoples and of TR's safari party, all probably filmed in British East Africa (Kenya) in 1909. View of TR planting a tree in front of trading company building, possibly located in Mombasa, long shot of busy amusement area in Kenyan seaport of Mombasa, including shot of ferris wheel filled with Swahilis; shots, taken from observation platform on train engine, of plains ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1909
  • Street car chivalry /

    From Edison films catalog: Scene shows interior of crowded street-car. A young lady enters and every man in the car offers her his seat. Presently an elderly stout lady with arm full of bundles enters. All male passengers immediately bury their faces in their papers, while the lady swings on the strap. A sudden jerk of the car lands her in the lap of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Annual baby parade, 1904, Asbury Park, N.J. /

    Shows the Baby Parade at Asbury Park, N.J., in 1904. Includes scenes of boys (dressed as soldiers and sailors) and girls (dressed in oriental costume) marching in groups, mothers pushing decorated perambulators, and horse-drawn floats.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Catalog Record

    A Persian wedding. Catalog Record Only

    Rcvd: 5/12/71. AFI gift to LC; AFI acquired from Tayler. Scratched, oil marks. 1r of 1, 770 ft. si. b&w. 35mm. pos ntr.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1929
  • Catalog Record

    Jewish cooking in America with Joan Nathan. The nosh--Jewish fast food / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: unverified. Copyright notice on video: Joan Nathan ; 1998. Series title from video and PBS web site; episode title from videocassette label and PBS web site. Executive in charge of production, John T. Potthast ; coordinating producer, Margaret Sullivan ; theme music composed, arranged, and performed by Andy Statman. Host: Joan Nathan. Guests: Isaiah Sheffer, Justin Frank, Ann Amernick. Co-production credits from PBS ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
  • Catalog Record

    Beit Hagefen--living in peace / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Cameraman, Yoram Benita ; editor, Yuval Manzoora. Unable to determine if ever released in Israel. Explores the life of the Beit Hagefen neighborhood of Haifa in Israel and the interaction of the many different cultures of the people who live there. LC also holds another copy of this title (VAM 2520). Copies have not been compared. DLC Source used: videocassette label. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1980
  • Catalog Record

    A little princess / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Artcraft Pictures Corp.; 31Oct17; LP11640. A little princess was also reviewed under the title The little princess. Photography, Walter Stradling, Charles Rosher. Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, Katherine Griffith, Zasu Pitts, Ann Schaefer, William E. Lawrence, Theodore Roberts, Gertrude Short, Gustav Von Seyffertitz, Loretta Blake, George McDaniel. A small girl is placed in a fashionable London boarding school by her widowed father, a captain ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Catalog Record

    Green card / Catalog Record Only

    At̤har Shāh K̲h̲ān, Maḥmūd ʻAlī, Iʻjāz Miyān̲, Rizvān Vāst̤ī, Ishrat Hāshmī, Zīnat Yāsmīn, Latīf Kapāḍiyah, Samīḥ ʻĀdil, ʻAdnān Shaik̲h̲, Anjum Rab. In Urdu and English. A comedy about the craze to obtain an American green card, particularly through the most popular method of marrying an American. The story shows the predicament of a Pakistani family, whose son returns with his American wife. She is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Catalog Record

    Paris is burning / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright notice on film: Jennie Livingston and Off White Productions, 1990. Editor, Jonathan Oppenheim ; executive producers, Nigel Finch for BBC Television, Davis Lacy for WNYC Television. Variety, 10/15/90. Received: 12/22/92; ref print, viewing copy; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection. 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 71 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. viewing copy. 8 reels of 8 on 4 (ca. 6390 ft.) ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
  • Catalog Record

    A Walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers. The twenties / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: CEL/BDM ; 1983. Associate producer, Betty Scharf ; edited by Gerard Klein ; camera, Larry Gianneschi III, Hank Holton ; theme composed by Michael Valenti. Bill Moyers. Episode no. 117. Variety, 1/19/84. Reference sources used: Variety, 1/19/84; M/B/RS descriptive files; Television programming source books, 1991-92, vol. 4, series, p. S-131; accessioning card; PBS Video, 1991-1992 catalogue, p. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
  • Catalog Record

    In search of ethnic dimension : the Koyas, an anthropo vision / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright notice on title screen: CEC-UGC. Social life and customs of Gond, Indic people. Not viewed. Sources used: DVD containers; cataloging record from OvOp field office. Received: 2009-01-14 from New Delhi OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection. 2 videodiscs of 2 (DVD) (ca. 24 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. viewing copy.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
  • Catalog Record

    Gurez : PTV drama serial / Catalog Record Only

    Neelma Hasan, Shabbir Jan, Latif Kapadia, Sajida Syed, Neda & Uzma. [In Urdu?] A millionnaire yearns for a male heir. Three daughters are born to his two wives, whom he marries one after another. He hates the girls, especially the eldest, whom he blames for the death of her mother during delivery. He marries for a third time, only to discover this wife to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Catalog Record

    Louisiana story / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Robert J. Flaherty Productions, Inc.; 28Sep48; LP2093. Associate producers, Richard Leacock, Helen Van Dongen ; editor, Helen Van Dongen ; photography, Richard Leacock, Robert Flaherty ; music by Virgil Thomson. Narrator: Robert Flaherty. Joseph Boudreaux, Lionel Le Blanc, E. Bienvenu, Frank Hardy, C.P. Guedry. Archival positive has been restored by The Library of Congress, Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division; The Museum ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1948
  • Catalog Record

    Story of a marriage. Renewal / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: Austin/1918 Film Productions Ltd. ; 1984. Director of photography, George Tirl ; editors, Leon Seith, Sheri Galloway. Hallie Foote, Rochelle Oliver, Michael Higgins, William Converse-Roberts, Matthew Broderick, Horton Foote, Jr., Carol Goodheart, Jeanne McCarthy. A wealthy young Southern girl marries a poor but decent young man and find herself ostracized from her family but eventually all the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1987
  • Catalog Record

    Electric boogie / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on film: Green Room Productions, Inc. ; 1983. Editing, Matthew Mallinson ; camera, Jesper Sorenson, Vibeke Winding. This film was funded in part by Sound Values for Sharing, Inc., The Arthur Foundation, Jim Pavlicovic, Tullio Faraggiana. Modern Talking Picture Service appears on leader; this company has never distributed this film per phone call to Modern Talking Picture Service, 8/16/93; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
  • Catalog Record

    Aspen / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Aspen Films, Inc. DCR 1991; PUB 5Dec91; REG 16Jan92; PA564-329. Photography, John Davey. Production company per phone call to Zipporah Films, 8/10/92. Credits per Variety, 12/23/91. Zipporah Films appears on leader; it is the distributor per phone call to Zipporah Films, 8/10/92. Film was shown at film festivals in 1991 and 1992 and did not have a theatrical release per phone call to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991